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Architectura recreationis: Lusthaus or Summer Palace, a Successful Building Type in Early Modern Europe
Muchka, Ivan
The article will examine the definition of one building type, that of Lusthaus or summer palace (in comparison to another term with a very broad historical sense – villa), in order to be able to interpret better the concrete examples of this type. In validating the formal possibilities and refining the functions, builders and architects were able to achieve more cultivated results of their work.
Looking for Leisure. Court Residences and their Satellites, 1400-1700
Dobalová, Sylva ; Muchka, Ivan
The collection of conference papers focuses on different aspects of an architecture of leisure buildings. Seventeen essays cover examples from whole Europe – from Italy via Central Europe and France to Denmark. Main topics addressed in a volume defines palazotto as a type and in its function, analyses a terminology, specifics of its decoration and context of a garden.
Sebastiano Serlio, Libro estraordinario and renaissance and manneristic portals in Prague
Ludvíková, Veronika ; Konečný, Lubomír (advisor) ; Muchka, Ivan (referee)
Sebastiano Serlio is one of the most notable theoreticians of Renaissance architecture. He is sometimes also referred to as the first theoretician of Mannerism in architecture. The present thesis is first concerned with Serlio's predecessor, the ancient theoretician of architecture Vitruvius. It points out Vitruvius' key thoughts, especially the ones which most potently influenced the work of Sebastiano Serlio. The thesis further relates to Serlio's life and the important moments of his life either during his stay in his homeland, Italy, or later in France. The greatest feat of Serlio in the domain of architecture is his theoretical work: a tractate on architecture published successively in volumes. Serlio's contribution lies chiefly in the formulation of the five orders of architecture and also in his capability of captivating the reader, the use of a language level familiar to a wide audience, and the clarity of the information given. Such literary qualities are also characteristic of the "Libro estraordinario" (the"Extraordinary Book", or the "Outstanding Book") which is of particular attention in the present thesis. "Libro estraordinario" is solely devoted to a single architectonic element: the portal. It consists of two parts: "Porte rustiche" and "Porte dilicate". Each portal type is provided with a...
Sebastiano Serlio, Libro estraordinario and renaissance and manneristic portals in Prague
Ludvíková, Veronika ; Muchka, Ivan (referee) ; Konečný, Lubomír (advisor)
Sebastiano Serlio is one of the most notable theoreticians of Renaissance architecture. He is sometimes also referred to as the first theoretician of Mannerism in architecture. The present thesis is first concerned with Serlio's predecessor, the ancient theoretician of architecture Vitruvius. It points out Vitruvius' key thoughts, especially the ones which most potently influenced the work of Sebastiano Serlio. The thesis further relates to Serlio's life and the important moments of his life either during his stay in his homeland, Italy, or later in France. The greatest feat of Serlio in the domain of architecture is his theoretical work: a tractate on architecture published successively in volumes. Serlio's contribution lies chiefly in the formulation of the five orders of architecture and also in his capability of captivating the reader, the use of a language level familiar to a wide audience, and the clarity of the information given. Such literary qualities are also characteristic of the "Libro estraordinario" (the"Extraordinary Book", or the "Outstanding Book") which is of particular attention in the present thesis. "Libro estraordinario" is solely devoted to a single architectonic element: the portal. It consists of two parts: "Porte rustiche" and "Porte dilicate". Each portal type is provided with a...
Sebastiano Serlio, l'opera rustica, and the Castle in Moravská Třebová
Muchka, Ivan
Already many years before mentioned J. Kowalczyk the similitary of the soulution of the castle facade in Moravská Třebová with the engraving in the book "Libro estraordinario" by Sebastiano Serlio. The reason of the today articlee is to analyse in depth patterns in all Serlio's books, inclusive unpublished Book VI, as well as his concept of a very important theoretical term - "opus rusticum".
Zdeněk Wirth and historical gardens
Muchka, Ivan
Zdeněk Wirth is one of the most importing Czech art historians in the first half of the 20th century and a universal figure, whose interest covered both a broad time span of the visual arts and a great variety of topics. One of his predilections was development of Bohemian gardens in European context. Muchka is attempting to raise questions of the sources of knowledge, which Wirth acquired at the beggining of his career.
Prussian castles today – paradigm and warning
Muchka, Ivan
This article should be an information about issues connected with the new erection of three important prussian castles - in Berlin (Stadtschloß) , in Potsdam (Statschloß), and in Schwedt (Schloß), which were blown up during the epoch of the communist regime. From the time of reunification of the Germany started heavily discussions about the sense and legitimacy of these reconstructions.
Remarks concerning iconography of the epitaph in the Age of Baroque
Muchka, Ivan
Article draws attention to the nearly unknown publications by Johannes Salver from Würzburg, published in the second decade of the 18th Century. There are surveys of church dignitaries in both cathedrals in Würzburg and Bamberg. Some comparisons are made between the preserved epitaphs and the physiognomy of personalities depicted in Salver´s books.

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